Best-Ever Veggie Stir-Fry

Stick to your diet and avoid unhealthy restaurant stir-fry with this delicious, vegetarian alternative.
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Best-Ever Veggie Stir-Fry

Makes 2 servings

1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

2 tablespoons peanut oil

½ pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces

1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced

1 cup broccoli florets

1 large yellow onion, sliced

2 cups mushrooms, sliced

2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced

1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced

1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce (or to taste)

1 tablespoon sesame oil (optional) 

Heat peanut oil in wok or large skillet until very hot. Add veggies, ginger and garlic and stir-fry until veggies are tender but still crisp, about five minutes. Add soy sauce and stir for a minute. Remove from heat and add sesame seeds and sesame oil, if desired. Serve over rice with chicken, shrimp, scallops or beef.

Nutrition Facts (per serving, without sesame oil): calories 245, fat 17 g, saturated fat 3 g, sodium 290 mg, carbs 22 g, fiber 7 g, sugar 9 g, protein 8 g

With sesame oil, add 20 calories, 2 grams of fat (0.3 grams of saturated fat) per serving.

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